|I dunno my father nor my mudda. Jessup Powell always went o' Richmond to buy good breeders. Perry Powell (an ex-slave), who died here last month was one o dem da Jessup Powell bought o Richmond. Jessup Powell drawd my father and moudda, den Lewis drawd my father and he took the name o Lewis. >>more...>>
Title: Lancy Harris Interview
Author: Brown, Rev., Interviewer
Date: June 1, 1937
- American Slave Narratives
Notes: June, 1937 is the date of the interview.
Published in George P. Rawick, ed., The American Slave: A Composite Autobiography. Westport, Connecticut: The Greenwood Press, Inc.,1979, Supplement Series 2, v.1, p. 255-257.